Søren Lehmann Nielsen

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Søren Lehman Nielsen is a partner in our Tax Law team. Søren advises enterprises, authorities, foundations, associations, pension funds and private individuals on tax matters.

Søren is a highly respected litigator and conducts all types of legal proceedings on taxes and duties. He is currently involved in a number of important cases concerning transfer pricing, withholding tax on dividends, VAT exemption, deductions for operating expenses and section 3 of the Danish Tax Assessment Act on the abuse of rights.

Søren is recognised as a tax specialist in Chambers, Legal 500 and World Tax.

As a member of the tax committee under the Danish Bar and Law Society, Søren comments draft legislation and draft guidance from the tax authorities. In addition, Søren is chairman of The Copenhagen Bar Association and a member of the supervisory board of the Danish branch of the International Fiscal Association.

Ratings

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen has been inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame as regards Tax. He is recommended as regards Tax.

    "Søren Lehmann is a super person – you can rely on the knowledge that the case will be solved in the best possible way" (2022)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax.

    Søren Lehmann Nielsen is a respected lawyer who represents clients in tax disputes, including transfer pricing cases. A commentator states: "He is superb, with good analytical skills. He is an experienced litigator" (2022)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is listed as "Highly Regarded" with respect to Indirect tax and Tax controversy (2021)
  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen has been inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame as regards Tax. He is recommended and listed as a leading individual as regards Tax.

    "Only seldomly, advisers are so well versed in our company that they can manage matters in their entirety. We work with Søren Lehmann on such a matter, and throughout this process, he’s been great and really driving it"

    "Søren is extremely smart, has a very steady hand (doesn’t just lay out the options but articulates clear advice as well) and, despite the fact that this case has been going on for years, has never lost his energy and drive. A truly excellent professional" (2021)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax.

    Søren Lehmann Nielsen is a respected practitioner and represents clients in tax disputes, including transfer pricing cases. One client enthuses: "He is technically very good" (2021)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is recommended and listed as a leading individual (Hall of Fame) as regards Tax by Legal 500 (2020)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax.

    Søren Lehmann Nielsen represents clients in tax disputes concerning tax deduction and transfer pricing. He also advises on withholding tax issues, as well as tax aspects of restructuring mandates and joint taxation issues. One client describes him as being "extremely diligent and very experienced" (2020)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is listed as "Highly regarded" with respect to both Indirect tax and Tax controversy (2019)
  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax.

    Clients praise his "strong technical knowledge, high-level commercial awareness and ability to stick to deadlines" (2019)

  • Søren Lehmann Nielsen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Tax (2019)

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